Detectives are investigating a report that a 17-year-old boy was raped in the public toilets of Dane John Gardens by a man he had earlier spoken to in the park.

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The man police wish to identify

As part of the ongoing investigation, an e-fit image of the suspect, shown above, has now been released. 

A report was later made to Kent Police and further enquiries have established that the incident took place between 5pm and 6pm on Monday 5 February 2024.

The suspect is described as white, around 6ft tall, in his late 30s and was wearing a dark hooded top and grey-blue jogging bottoms. Anyone who recognises the man, or who has any information, is urged to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/22316/24.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

By Ed

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